NJ Continues to Hassle PennEast Pipe with Refusals & Rejections

The State of New Jersey and its elected leaders (Governor and Attorney General) continue their quest to hassle and block the PennEast Pipeline from entering a small portion of their state. Why? To answer that question you’d have to enter their brains to understand all of the political calculations that go on–a very scary proposition. NJ Attorney General Gurbir Grewal (far-left Democrat) on Friday rejected PennEast’s request to use state-owned land for small part of the pipeline’s route. Also last week, the NJ Dept. of Environmental Protection (an executive branch agency, reports to NJ’s newly elected LibDem Gov. Phil Murphy) told PennEast the DEP is closing the books on PennEast’s water crossing permit application for lack of information. PennEast says the DEP’s action was not a surprise and that they will refile the application with the additional information sought. It all just points to a very hostile (to private business) government that has seized power in The Garden State. Don’t worry, PennEast isn’t letting NJ’s hostility stop them. This pipeline will still get built…

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